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Church to hold blood drive

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Broadacres Baptist Church will hold an American Red Cross Blood Drive January 15 from 1 [...]

Free mulch available Saturday

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Keep the Midlands Beautiful will be offering free mulch made from ground Christmas Trees as [...]

Regional summer arts program taking nominations

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Tri-District Arts Consortium Summer Program. Middle school [...]

CAYCE

Cayce gets grant for lights

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The City of Cayce is has announced it has received a $5,000 energy efficiency grant [...]

Cayce to begin boat landing repairs

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

The City of Cayce has announced the repair of Thomas Newman Boat Landing along the [...]

Cayce to host Jingle Bell Run December 17

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

The 2016 Jingle Bell Run for arthritis is bringing holiday cheer to the Midlands December [...]

Cayce announces holiday events

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

The City of Cayce has announced its upcoming Holiday Events throughout the month of December. [...]

WEST COLUMBIA

Holiday Parade of Lights December 10

November 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The Cayce-West Columbia Holiday Parade of Lights will be held December 10. The parade will [...]

West Columbia adds Art to annual Tree Lighting

November 17th, 2016|0 Comments

The City of West Columbia is hosting the 12th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting December 2 [...]

West Columbia Police kick off fan project

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The West Columbia Police Department is kicking off the 2016 “Fan the Heat” project for [...]

West Columbia creates art from dumpster disaster

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The City of West Columbia in conjunction with the West Columbia Beautification Foundation is inviting [...]

CHAMBER NEWS

West Columbia Fire Department hosts Lunch & Learn

December 10th, 2015|0 Comments

The West Columbia Fire Department hosted a Lunch & Learn event in cooperation with the [...]

Love Mitsubishi named chamber’s Business of the Year

November 19th, 2015|0 Comments

John Wise of Love Mitsubishi received the award for Business of the Year chosen by the [...]

NON PROFITS

Local Club supports Midlands Paddleboard team

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

  The Lake Murray Paddle Club presented a check for $4,000 to the Area 7 [...]

Local men, business honored with Green Awards

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

The Keep the Midlands Beautiful (KMB) hosted a Gala for a Greener Midlands December 9. [...]

BUSINESS

Dave & Buster’s planning February opening

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its 94th location in February 2017, and looking to hire more than 250 individuals to join the team [...]

Young Farmer earns recognition

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Jessica Hook, Lexington County Farm Bureau Young Farmers and Ranchers Committee Chair, received a special [...]

SCE&G ranks well for customer satisfaction

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

SCE&G has been named a top utility for customer engagement in a new national study [...]

EDUCATION

Forts Pond Elementary earns recognition

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

In a school-wide assembly held December 19, under the pretense of gathering for Lead Rally activities, Forts Pond Elementary School Principal Michelle L. Smith told [...]

Local volunteers renovate nature trail

December 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Local volunteers recently answered the call of Red Bank Elementary School students who wanted to [...]

SC school superintendents support for military-connected students

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

South Carolina school district superintendents and senior leaders from the Active Duty military, the National [...]

PUBLIC SAFETY

Four dead in apparent murder-suicide

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Four people found dead on Old Barnwell Road in Lexington County have been identified. Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified Marissa Hope Reynoso, 26, [...]

Lexington Sheriff announces promotions and transfers

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted six deputies, two correctional officers, one civilian employee [...]

Tips for shopping safely, avoiding fraud

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

The holiday shopping season is in full swing and Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon wants [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Eagle Court Of Honor December 17

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the Kelly family will hold an Eagle Court of Honor for Eagle Scout Keven L. [...]

State drought status changes

December 7th, 2016|0 Comments

After meeting at the South Carolina Forestry Commission December 1, the South Carolina Drought Response [...]

Clemson, state working to rebuild fox squirrel population

December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

There was a time when fox squirrels were abundant in South Carolina, and a Clemson [...]

SPORTS

Bray to be inducted into BCHS hall of fame

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The Brookland-Cayce High School Education Foundation has selected Abbott (Abby) L. Bray, Jr. posthumously as their 2017 Educator Hall of Fame Inductee. The foundation will [...]

Local wrestlers start year in top-20

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Airport and Brookland-Cayce began the new year as they finished the [...]

Holiday tournaments and new year games

December 28th, 2016|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   District Two winter sports teams are competing in holiday tournaments over [...]

POLITICS

Lexington County seeks input on flood hazards

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

  The County of Lexington is seeking help from the public to identify areas within the county that historically flood as part of a process [...]

Lexington County swears in officials

January 4th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington County swore in its newly elected officials January 3. Those sworn in include: Scotty [...]

Wilson unveils 2017 agenda

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

By Congressman Joe Wilson As we mark the end of the calendar year, I wanted [...]

COLUMNS

Hattie’s View: Our little ‘Builtmore’ House Part I

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey I just love this old house. It's really got great bones. Guess you could say it's a Little Builtmore [...]

Jesus Every Day: Who me, pray?

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Jesus Every DayBy Dr. Jed N. Snyder Luke 18:1 And he (Jesus) told [...]

Hattie’s View: A moldy bacon and guacamole jelly Christmas

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey Jingle, jingle put your money in the kettle. The [...]

ENTERTAINMENT

Night at the Museum this weekend

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

  The South Carolina State Museum is giving families a chance to experience a night at the museum, this Friday January 13 through Saturday, January [...]

EdVenture kicks off winter activities

December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

  All families are invited to some holiday fun this season at EdVenture’s Gingerbread Jamboree, [...]

Play to raise funds for cancer victim

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

  The six ladies on the Social Committee from the Sunshine Sunday School Class of [...]

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Plumbers wanted – will train

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Local plumbing and drain service company has need for service plumbers and/or trainees. Steady work and [...]

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Ole Sarge Lawn/ Handyman

December 15th, 2015|0 Comments

Ole Sarge Lawn/ Handyman "BBC" and small house work also odd jobs. James 803-413-6810

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USED 2013 Ford F-150 4WD SuperCab

November 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

KEYLESS ENTRY, JUST SERVICED, CLEAN CARFAX, CRUISE CONTROL, CD PLAYER, PWR MIRRORS, PWR WINDOWS, and [...]

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USED 2014 Mitsubishi Lancer CVT SE AWD

November 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

KEYLESS ENTRY, FOUR NEW TIRES, JUST SERVICED, 1 OWNER, CLEAN CARFAX, LOCAL TRADE, CRUISE CONTROL, [...]

SENIOR NEWS

Seniors are eligible for free blanket

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Seniors, that are 60 or older and are enrolled in the Lexington County Recreation and [...]

Social Security, VA partnership means faster disability decisions for veterans

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

The Social Security Administration has announced the launch of a new Health IT initiative with [...]

SCE&G provides support to Senior Resources

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

  Senior Resources received a $15,000 grant from SCE&G to support the agency’s programs June [...]

FROM THE WEB

Sarah Palin’s Arizona Home For Sale

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Another member of the Palin family is leaving Arizona.  First, Bristol Palin sold her Maricopa, [...]

Doberman "Stormtrooper"

December 18th, 2015|0 Comments

With the debut of Star Wars it is the perfect time for costume fans to unleash [...]

HEALTH

Providence Health appoints new Board of Trustees

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Providence Health recently appointed a new Board of Trustees. Susie H. VanHuss, PhD will serve [...]

Providence first in midlands to offer special heart implant

December 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Providence Health is the first hospital in the Midlands to offer patients with non-valvular atrial [...]

Palmetto Health welcomes new facility dog

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, in partnership with Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS), recently welcomed [...]

Cayce gets grant for lights

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Church to hold blood drive

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Free mulch available Saturday

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments